Agnes Meyer-Brandis is a German installation artist, known for her Moon Goose Colony, an internationally exhibited artwork and film in which she raises a flock of geese and teaches them to become astronauts.
Agnes Meyer-Brandis, born 1973 in Aachen, Germany, studied mineralogy for a year, then transferred to the Art Academy in Maastricht, the Düsseldorf Art Academy and the Cologne Media Art Academy. She comes from a background of both sculpture and new media art. Her work, exhibited worldwide and awarded, is exploring the zone between fact and fiction – an artistic research on the quest for a degree of reality within constructions.
Agnes Meyer-Brandis is the founder of the “Forschungsfloss FFUR / Research Raft “Institute for Art and subjective Science”, that continuously adds to her “Tools to Search“ series.
Based on an artistic experiment and performance in weightlessness conducted in cooperation with the German Space Agency DLR her work concluded in a series of realisations dedicated to gravity, flying, floating and falling, manifesting themselves in various installations and long term performances or experiments such as the “Moon Goose Colony” (since 2011, ongoing).
For a more detailed description of her work, please go to her homepage: ffur.de
Profile image © Agnes Meyer-Brandis VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2018